Tag Archive: DTM

Apr 24

Tom Dillmann to replace Maro Engel in the ePrix Paris 

“I’m delighted with having the chance of contesting the race in France as Venturi`s reserve driver”

Tom Dillmann to replace Maro Engel in the ePrix Paris In the sixth round of the Formula E Championship, held in Paris on 20th May, Frenchman Tom Dillmann will replace Venturi regular Maro Engel.

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Apr 21

Eight DTM aces to go racing this weekend

What are the DTM aces doing when there isn’t a DTM race meeting on the calendar?

Bruno SpenglerThey nonetheless get behind the wheel of a fast racing car, press the pedal to the metal and keep on gathering valuable race kilometres. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “Driving these cars is great fun”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-04-17 - Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas achieve a double podium for the Silver Arrows in Bahrain 2The new generation of cars has arrived! While the latest Formula One cars have already provided plenty of action in their first three races of the season, Paul Di Resta is really looking forward to the DTM season with his new Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Conway to replace Duval for Paris ePrix

Conway raced seven times for Venturi Formula E in Season 2

Mike Conway will make his return to the FIA Formula E Championship at the Paris ePrix for Faraday Future Dragon Racing in place of Loic Duval, who has clashing DTM commitments for Audi on that weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Historic touring cars go racing

Since 1984, the three letters DTM have been standing for top-class touring-car racing

DTM-Start NürburgringOver the course of more than 30 years of DTM history, the series experienced ups and downs, with the competitors celebrating countless race wins and titles. Numerous famous names are closely connected with DTM, such as Bernd Schneider, Volker Strycek, Hans-Joachim ‘Strietzel’ Stuck, Manuel Reuter, Klaus Ludwig, Johnny Cecotto or Frank Biela.

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Apr 14

All the 2017 DTM races to again be covered live by ‘Das Erste’

Meanwhile the standardised coverage times are new and great news for the fans

All the 2017 DTM races to again be covered live by ‘Das Erste’When DTM kicks off its 2017 season from 05th to 07th May at the Hockenheimring, the series’ long-term TV partner ‘ARD’ also will be involved and will cover all the 18 races of the season live and in HD.

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Apr 13

Hunt and win: the 2017 Easter-Egg rally

Easter is around the corner

Hunt and win: the 2017 Easter-Egg rallyAnd once again the bunny has hidden Easter-Egg baskets at DTM.com that have to be looked for and – first of all – found. From Thursday, 13th April up to and including Tuesday, 18th April, DTM.com backstage users will have the chance of winning valuable prizes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Tales from the paddock – Edoardo Mortara: “I love the varied nature of this challenge”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoWhile the Formula One season is well and truly underway with races in Australia, China and next weekend in Bahrain, the DTM is also preparing for serious business. Newcomer Edoardo Mortara is up for the challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM: Development stops

New control parts: from the regulations to the car

Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTMNew car, new regulations, new challenges: In the past week, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team jointly contested with Audi and BMW the final pre-season tests with the new spec of the DTM cars at the venue that also will stage the season kick-off – a moment the team has been working towards for many months. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Gerhard Berger: “Germany is the home of DTM”

DTM, however, is perfect for me – exactly what I want

Gerhard Berger and Florian ZitzlspergerDuring the press conference held within the frame of the DTM Media Day at the Hockenheimring, Gerhard Berger – since 23rd February the new Chairman of DTM’s umbrella organisation, ITR – made his first public appearance since having assumed the new position.

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Apr 07

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

Mercedes-AMG still the dominating force

The DTM is further extending its already familiar fan activities in order to enhance the on-site experience for the fans at the race trackDTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level. On the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. The Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM also proved to be the quickest on the third of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring.

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Apr 06

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

DTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level

DTM - Getting closer the Pit View allows the fans to get really close to the actionOn the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. And when the cars aren’t in action, the work continues in the pit lane or, more precisely, in the garages.

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Apr 06

Gary Paffett also the benchmark on day two

On the second day of the official DTM tests at Hockenheim the field really upped the ante

Nico MüllerCompared to day one, the fastest lap time was improved by nearly a second to 1:30.450 minutes, with Gary Paffett being the constant. The Briton also proved to be the quickest on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Tales from the paddock – Dominik Baumann: “My primary objective is to defend my own title” (+video)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAn exciting week of motorsport is in prospect, with the final DTM test session before the start of the season at Hockenheim and the second fixture of the 2017 Formula One season at the Shanghai International Circuit in China. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked off

The countdown for the DTM season kick-off is ticking ceaselessly

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked offFor the premium-car manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG – these final official DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season represent the beginning of the hot preparation phase.

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Mar 30

More race action in the 2017 DTM season

The countdown for the 2017 DTM season is on

More race action in the 2017 DTM seasonIn less than 40 days, the popular touring-car series will start into its season with an adapted format.

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Mar 28

Eight DTM drivers in the ‘Green Hell’

A special kind of preparation for the season

René Rast im Audi R8 LMS10 days prior to the final DTM pre-season tests at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg (03rd to 06th April), eight DTM drivers felt the desire to make a trip to the Eifel.

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Mar 22

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “One of the things Gerhard might consider is my idea of a night race in Singapore”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe countdown is on: There are only a few days to go before the Formula One season gets underway with the opening fixture in Australia. Preparations are also proceeding apace in the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Gerhard Berger takes over from Hans Werner Aufrecht as ITR Chairman

The world’s most popular touring-car series will be comprehensively enhanced

Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR)ITR is being restructured for the future: Today, former Grand Prix winner, BMW Motorsport Director and Formula One team co-owner Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR).

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Mar 17

The technology of the 2017 DTM cars

More power and less downforce represent a bigger challenge for the driving skills than ever

Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTMTo let the skills of the drivers gain even more importance, the technical regulations for the 2017 season were revised in crucial areas. Read the rest of this entry »

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